"Why you even invite us to any of this," asked Richard, "if you’re just gonna humiliate us and throw us out?"
We are confronting a reality that for some of us was just an abstraction: black and white communities perceive the police differently and are treated differently by them.
We don’t have to choose between solidarity with victims of violence and with religious minorities. But the latter may be more challenging work.
The New Testament offers two compelling models for our relationship with money. When translated into a vision for a whole society, each is flawed.
Mercy Junction has a dedicated group of people, but it's not financially self-sustaining. Recently, it started managing a large church building.
With Marco Polo, Netflix reaches for a global audience. Unfortunately, it casts the epic drama through one European’s eyes.
As we contemplate mortality and finitude, I wonder if we could treasure washing the dishes.
Let’s build shrines, Peter says. He doesn’t know how to respond to a mystical mountaintop experience, and he’s afraid.
If you’re Jesus, demons will interrupt your mission of proclaiming the message of transformation and hope—even if they have to tell the truth to do it.
Two new books on immigration complement each other well. And where Todd Miller’s falls short, Deirdre Cornell’s shines most brightly.
Publishers see SBNRs as a key market, while preachers either court them or put them down. As for Nancy Ammerman, she isn’t sure SBNRs exist.
Paul Elie has lamented the absence of serious engagement with Christianity in contemporary fiction. He should read Stacia Brown.